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Shaping the future of money at ICE London

Cryptopay MD, Eric Benz is consumed by a desire to ‘shape the future of money.’ A Founding Director of the UK Digital Currency Association, Benz looks ahead to ICE London (6th – 8th February, ExCeL London, UK), where he will be part of the new 4,000sqm section dedicated to the fast moving world of payments
 
ICE London 2018 will comprise over 500 exhibitors from 62 nations occupying a record 43,500sqm of net space. How important is it therefore for Payments to have its own dedicated feature within what is the world’s biggest gaming expo?

M&C Saatchi Board Director to share insights at first ICE VOX eSports Conference

The eSports industry is here and it’s massive. Ahead of his appearance at the ICE VOX eSports Conference (Tuesday 6th February), John Parker, Board Director, M&C Saatchi, shines a light on a phenomenon which is projected to attract bets totalling in excess of $23 billion by 2020.
 
Can eSports really be described as a mainstream activity and what’s the evidence to either confirm or deny?

UK gaming machine consultation maintains status quo for casinos

by David Clifton, Clifton Davies Consultancy Limited
 
Great Britain’s casino industry will have been hoping for better news in terms of gaming machine deregulation from the UK Government’s yearlong review of gaming machines and social responsibility measures, but it now has an opportunity to press home its case when responding to the 12 week DCMS consultation announced on 31 October, that is presently running until 23 January 2018.
 

Show your Mettle: How Much is Integrity Worth in Sports and Games? By Peter Naessens, Director at The Belgian Gaming Commission

In 2009, as a legal advisor for the Gaming Commission, I provided support for the amendment of the Belgium Gaming and Betting Act, including betting and online gambling under the existing regulatory framework for land-based gambling. The growing impact of online gaming was already emerging at the time, but the impact of online betting on sports, was far less in evidence.
 

Hard Rock International Appoints Ed Tracy CEO of Asia

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock International – with presence in more than 73 countries – announces the promotion of Edward Tracy to chief executive officer, Asia. Currently, Tracy is focused on Hard Rock Japan LLC in its efforts to develop a signature Hard Rock Integrated Resort (IR). Tracy's recent appointment is a strategic move designed to support the company's growth plans in the region.

'Legalise and regulate' argues former Liverpool Football Club, CEO, ahead of Sports Betting USA

With a stellar career which includes periods as Chairman of the UK government's Sports Betting Integrity Panel, CEO of the Premier League and CEO of the world famous Liverpool Football Club, International Football Consultant, Rick Parry, is one of the most qualified authorities on professional sport and its relationship with the betting sector. Ahead of his appearance at the inaugural Sports Betting USA (November 14 – 15, Convene, New York), Mr.

‘This is going to be good for Africa’ argues Peter Mireku, Commissioner for the Gaming Commission of Ghana

Peter Mireku, Commissioner for the Gaming Commission of Ghana, believes that the upcoming Gaming Africa (24 and 25 October, Johannesburg) will help to alter some of the negative perceptions that exist of the industry as well as providing a high profile, professional showcase for gaming on the continent.